Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In medicine, having the property of closing the pores of the skin.
  • noun A substance which when applied to the skin has the property of closing the pores.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Having the quality of closing the pores of the skin.

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  • adjective medicine Having the quality of closing the pores of the skin.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

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